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H.R. 2927 (103rd): Plant Variety Protection Act Amendments of 1994

To amend the Plant Variety Protection Act to make such Act consistent with the International Convention for the Protection of New Varieties of Plants of March 19, 1991, to which the United States is a signatory, and for other purposes.

The bill’s titles are written by its sponsor.

Sponsor and status

Eligio “Kika” de la Garza

Sponsor. Representative for Texas's 15th congressional district. Democrat.

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Last Updated: Aug 12, 1994
Length: 26 pages
Aug 6, 1993
103rd Congress (1993–1994)
Enacted Via Other Measures

Provisions of this bill were incorporated into other bills which were enacted.


29 Cosponsors (16 Democrats, 13 Republicans)

See Instead

S. 1406 (same title)
Enacted — Signed by the President — Oct 6, 1994



Aug 6, 1993

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Aug 3, 1994
Ordered Reported

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Aug 12, 1994
Passed House (Senate next)

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H.R. 2927 (103rd) was a bill in the United States Congress.

A bill must be passed by both the House and Senate in identical form and then be signed by the President to become law.

Bills numbers restart every two years. That means there are other bills with the number H.R. 2927. This is the one from the 103rd Congress.

This bill was introduced in the 103rd Congress, which met from Jan 5, 1993 to Dec 1, 1994. Legislation not passed by the end of a Congress is cleared from the books.

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